- Date: 4 November 2011
- Region: London
Susan Austin was awarded an Unlimited Commission for Creating the Spectacle. Credit: photo courtesy of the artist
The programme for the London 2012 Festival has been announced today. Events include:
The newly launched website for the London 2012 Festival includes a full calendar of events.
The London 2012 Festival will be a 12-week nationwide celebration between 21 June and 9 September 2012 as a finale to the Cultural Olympiad, celebrating culture and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Arts Council England is a principal funder of the Cultural Olympiad and the London 2012 Festival.
The Arts Council sees London 2012 as an incredible opportunity to put the best of British arts on the world stage, and hope that our investment and support will:
To help achieve this we commissioned flagship projects across the country, Artists taking the lead and Unlimited, as well as investing in a range of regional events and festivals to help ensure that more people experience and are inspired by the arts in 2012 and beyond.